Dr. B Grace Bullock is a professional consultant, psychologist, research scientist, mindfulness educator, speaker, science journalist, and author of the acclaimed book, Mindful Relationships: 7 Skills for Success ~ Integrating the Science of Mind, Body & Brain (Handspring Publishing). Her research focuses on the use of physiological and psycho-educational interventions to build stress resilience across the lifespan.
Grace offers innovative, responsive coaching, training, education, inspirational public speaking and keynote addresses, group facilitation and leadership enhancement programs, strategic planning, assessment design and program evaluation services. Her clients include large and small corporations, non-profit organizations, government agencies and departments, educational institutions (k-12 and universities) and school districts.
Dr. Bullock is the Founding Director and CEO of the International Science & Education Alliance, an organization devoted to the design, development, training, evaluation and empirical research of mindfulness-based programs to support health and wellbeing, and to promote effective leadership, equity, decision-making and sustainable social change.
She excels in the development, testing and validation of innovative quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods assessment strategies and observational and narrative coding systems for measuring intrapersonal interpersonal, and systemic processes, mechanisms, outcomes and change. Her five minute speech sample coding system - Family Affective Attitude Rating Scale (FAARS: Bullock et al., 2007) and Sibling Interaction Rating Scale for observational research (SIB-R: Bullock & Dishion, 2004) have been widely published and replicated in the U.S., Europe and Australia.
Grace is also Principal Consultant and Research Scientist at Oregon Research Behavioral Intervention Strategies (OR-BIS) d/b/a Influents Innovations and Oregon Research Institute Community and Evaluation Services (ORI-CES), Associate Scientist at Oregon Research Institute, Adjunct Professor at the Van Loan School at Endicott College, Faculty at the Oregon Mind Body Institute, and former Senior Scientist at the Mind and Life Institute.
She received her PhD and MS in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in child and family therapy, behavioral genetics and affective neuroscience from the University of Oregon, completed her clinical residency at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and her BA Highest Honors in Psychology, Summa Cum Laude from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Her research has been published in numerous empirical journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, Journal of Family Psychology, Development and Psychopathology, Journal of Research on Adolescents and the Journal of Social Work Practice, and featured in Psychology Today, The Greater Good Science Center, Yoga Therapy Today, Passages Magazine and Bulletin of Zero to Three among others. Dr. Bullock is also a highly regarded journalist and science writer, and a regular columnist for Mindful Magazine and Mindful.org. She is the former Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy. She also holds a Certificate in Film and Television Scoring from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). She has been providing yoga and mindfulness instruction to adults of all ages since 2008, and been practicing both for more than 2 decades.
Prior to attending UCLA Grace assumed management roles in thriving businesses for over a decade, and was the Director of Business Development for a large architectural firm in Los Angeles, where she cultivated a deep passion for organizational psychology and leadership development.
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